She calls her style of music 'moodblues' and will often perform surrounded by candles. Listen to her tunes and hear why she was chosen to perform Lilith Fair and why Amazon.com's Chris Nickson calls her latest CD, Songs of Angels, 'a triumph'! Singer/songwriter/guitarist j.r.'s smoky velvet voice and unique fingerpicking guitar style makes for a passionate music sojourn that has people talking.... Amazon.com, Chris Nickson: 'Hailing from Seattle, j.r. has a soulful voice and her electric guitar fingerpicking style offers a lovely foundation....The songs themselves have a thoroughly hypnotic quality that leaves the listener feeling buoyant. 'Songs of Angels' is a triumph!' Bumbershoot Music Festival: 'Her hush-to-a-howl vocal range, intimate lyrics, acoustic or electric guitar and candlelight create an acoustic ambience that make any j.r. show special. This is a don't miss.' Veretta (a Seattle listener): 'j.r. has a soothing, but aggressive sound. The words in her material stimulate your senses. I love the CD and listen to it over and over again....a must have CD. Her live performance is even more breathtaking....' Top 5 Concerts 1998 - The Anchorage Daily News, Editor J. Mark Dudick: 'Ethereal blues combined with gritty, edgy jazz, this concert conjured hope for the future of experimental music in Anchorage.'